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LocationDomesticInternational
Coffs HarbourStudy Period 1N/A
Gold CoastStudy Period 1N/A
LismoreStudy Period 1N/A

Unit description

Introduces students to the three core disciplines in science: chemistry, physics, and biology. Students analyse and solve science-based problems using scientific and quantitative concepts.

Unit content

The nature of science

Biology

Chemistry

Physics

Quantitative concepts (arithmetic, graphs, algebra and descriptive statistics).

 

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

Prescribed texts

Study Period 1

  • No prescribed texts.
Prescribed texts may change in future study periods.

Teaching and assessment

Coffs Harbour (intensive)

Teaching method
Workshop on-site 3 hours (Twice per week for six weeks)
Assessment
Calculations35%
Report45%
Quiz20%

Gold Coast (intensive)

Teaching method
Workshop on-site 3 hours (Twice per week for six weeks)
Assessment
Calculations35%
Report45%
Quiz20%

Lismore (intensive)

Teaching method
Workshop on-site 3 hours (Twice per week for six weeks)
Assessment
Calculations35%
Report45%
Quiz20%
Notice

Intensive offerings may or may not be scheduled in every session. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

Southern Cross University employs different teaching methods within units to provide students with the flexibility to choose the mode of learning that best suits them. SCU academics strive to use the latest approaches and, as a result, the learning modes and materials may change. The most current information regarding a unit will be provided to enrolled students at the beginning of the study session.

Fee information

Domestic

Commonwealth Supported courses
For information regarding Student Contribution Amounts please visit the Student Contribution Amounts.
Commencing 2020 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1

Fee paying courses
For POSTGRADUATE or UNDERGRADUATE full fee paying courses please check Domestic Postgraduate Fees OR Domestic Undergraduate Fees

International

Please check the international course and fee list to determine the relevant fees.

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